‘Titanic’ sails to the top of UK Easter box office

James Cameron's 3D re-release sinks 'The Hunger Games'

Titanic has topped the Easter box office, ending the two-week reign of The Hunger Games.

Re-released in 3D to mark the 100th anniversary of the ship’s doomed maiden voyage, James Cameron‘s film took over £2.8 million on the weekend of release. That figure is now added to the £68 million it originally took in the UK in 1998.

The highest new entry in the chart is Julia Roberts‘ fairytale movie Mirror Mirror, which lands at three having taken just over £2 million over the holiday. The other new entries on the chart are The Cold Light Of Day at seven and Housefull 2 at 10.

The UK Easter box office top ten is as follows:

1. Titanic – £2,856,540
2. The Hunger Games – £2,394,782
3. Mirror Mirror – £2,394,782
4. The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists! – £2,166,162
5. Wrath Of The Titans – £1,368,131
6. 21 Jump Street – £845,869
7. The Cold Light Of Day – £503,985
8. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £451,307
9. StreetDance 2 – £424,833
10. Housefull 2 – £396,475